Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1816-9775 (Print)
ISSN 2541-8971 (Online)

Свердловская область

Current State of «Elizavetinskie Mountan Steppes»: Results of 45-years Investigation (Sverdlovsk Oblast)

Current state of the relict fragment of steppe vegetation in boreal zone was studied. At the same time the changes that have been happening during the last 45 years were revealed. Species composition stability and area reduction of the studied fragment as a consequence of Pinus sylvestris expansion were shown.